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About us

For more than 165 years, we provide our clients with tailor-made industrial maritime solutions with high added value maritime activities and integrated services from ship design to maritime operations in various sectors: Logistics & Transport, Dry Bulk, Marine Industrial Solutions. Offering a worldwide presence with over 2,600 staff members and 60 vessels, we are a French family group with Headquarters based in France.

Learn moreEn savoir plus Édouard Louis-Dreyfus, President

Our Talents

Our 2,600 shore-based and ship-based personnel located around the world are our wealth and our pride by their training, their careers, their personalities, their visions of the world and their cultural diversities. Our office-based personnel work in diversified businesses ranging from commercial, financial and technical businesses linked to engineering and innovation. At sea, our crews are highly qualified personnel (masters, chief engineers, chief mates ...) who sail on the world’s seas...

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Louis Dreyfus TravOcean

19 March 2019

Louis Dreyfus TravOcean will be exhibiting at SubOptic 2019!

Don’t miss the chance to meet LOUIS DREYFUS TRAVOCEAN at SubOptic 2019! Our subsidiary will be exhibiting at the Premier Submarine Telecoms Conference to be held in New Orleans 8-11 April 2019. Come and join! Know more:
LDA crew in ENSM

17 March 2019

The next generation of sea and shipping lovers met with LDA!

Thank you to our LDA Team who joined yesterday the Open Day of the French Maritime Academy held at Marseilles School ENSM. Who can better speak about shipping careers than our own passionate sailors?
Liinkedin talent's Brand

15 March 2019

LinkedIn Talent’s Brand Club in Dublin for LDA!

Thanks to LinkedIn and Brendan Brien for inviting us at the TBC event last week! A great occasion to share experiences and best practices with our counterparts from other European countries! Thanks to Sylvie and Julie for representing us during this event.

Our locations

Find the Louis Dreyfus Armateurs Group around the world

“We support you in all your maritime projects in France and abroad”